CDX17 News

CDX17: The top 10 reasons you can’t afford to miss our industry-leading event!

Time 10:45 am, May 4, 2017

CAR Dealer Magazine’s industry-leading event is back and is now LESS THAN THREE WEEKS AWAY!

With three halls of exhibitors, a whole host of industry figures giving keynote speeches, and the widest range of workshops and Live Stage sessions, can you afford to miss CDX17?

1. Be part of the largest automotive expo in the UK

This year’s expo will be the biggest yet. There’ll be more suppliers from the automotive industry than anywhere else in the UK – enabling you to see the latest products and technology, compare your current suppliers and get special show-only deals.

2. More than 20 free-to-attend workshops delivered by industry experts

This year, our workshop programme is the best yet, with workshops hosted by experts from John Lewis as well as best-practice sessions from industry leaders such as GForces, GardX, iVendi, the RAC, Cox Automotive and Auto Trader. All are designed to improve your business by giving you top tips and inside advice to take back to your dealership and implement immediately.

3. Even more sessions on our Live Stage

The Car Dealer Live Stage will host internet and publishing giants Facebook, Twitter and Google – plus you can fire your most pertinent questions at our senior manufacturer and franchised dealer panels in our Q&A sessions.

4. Visit the Discovery Zone

New for CDX17, the Discovery Zone, within Expo Hall 1, will be the place to see all the latest technologies and products. Suppliers will be giving you an insight into the technology that will change the industry, such as Virtual Reality and 360-degree photography, through to the latest advancements in data mining and marketing to help improve your business.

5. Brexit: What could it mean for your business?

Following last year’s EU membership referendum, we will be talking to experts such as Mike Hawes from the SMMT to hear the opinions of industry leaders on how Brexit could affect the UK motor industry.

6. Get dealer advice from the experts

A number of industry bodies including Trading Standards, Lawgistics, the IGA and the Consumer Credit Centre will be delivering sessions and then be on hand to answer your questions and give advice on your legal issues and rights.

7. The largest networking event of its type this year

With more than 2,000 delegates expected and more suppliers than anywhere else, this is the only informal networking event of its size and type in the UK.

8. Save money and increase profits

Meet and compare suppliers, see the latest advancements and products for dealers, race your colleagues on simulators and grab a goody bag too.

9. Secure your spot on Bangers4Ben

Secure your place on the 2017 event, which will be launched at the conference on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.


Yes, that’s right. It doesn’t cost a penny for dealers and manufacturers to attend, so sign up for free now. However, workshop places are limited, so register promptly to make sure you aren’t disappointed.

MORE: CDX17: Three weeks to go – and more than 1,700 delegates have signed up!

MORE: CDX17: Four packed-out forums, 20 workshops and much more besides!

MORE: Former John Lewis and Virgin Atlantic customer service expert to share advice for car dealerships at CDX


Car Dealer Magazine's avatar

Car Dealer has been covering the motor trade since 2008 as both a print and digital publication. In 2020 the title went fully digital and now provides daily motoring updates on this website for the car industry. A digital magazine is published once a month.

More stories...

MFL Advert
Server 108